REGISTER TODAY! 2016 RFDC Family Conference - Saturday, April 30, 2016
REGISTER TODAY! Family Dance - Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 6-9 PM
When: Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 6-9 PM
Where: Washington Ethical Society, 7750 16th Street, Washington, DC 20012
Come out and rock the night away! We hire a family-friendly DJ for the dance, plus have games and activities. Plan to join us for this fun event! Kids of all ages are welcome! In the past, the dance has been particularly appealing to children from 2 to 9 years old.
Pre-Registration Rates are Available Online Only Thru 5 PM on Thursday, February 4.
Member Pricing: $12/Adult & $5/Child (4 and Up)
Non-Member Pricing: $18/Adult & $7/Child (4 and Up) - All children 3 and under are FREE.
After Feb. 3, you may still register at the door. At the door registration pricing will be $18/Adult & $7/Child (4 and Up) for everyone.
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CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER FOR THE FAMILY DANCE!
RFDC's Annual Family Picnic A Fun-Filled Time Was Had By All!
On Sunday, September 13, Rainbow Families DC held its fun-filled Annual Picnic in partnership with Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens on the lawn of the magnificent Merriweather Post mansion. It turned out to be a beautiful, sunny day with nearly 200 people joining us at this year's picnic! Thank you to everyone who turned out!
Thank you to Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens for your continued partnership and making this event such a success!
Be sure to check out the over 150 photos capturing the day on our Facebook Photo Album by CLICKING HERE!
RFDC Hosted Metro DC Area Family Gathering at Family Week in Provincetown
On Monday, July 27, Rainbow Families DC hosted a Metro DC Area family gathering during the Family Equality Council's 20th Family Week in Provincetown, MA. More than a dozen DC Metro Area families turned out!
Family Week is the largest annual gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified parents and their families in the world!
In The NEWS...
Same-Sex Parents: A Statistical Snapshot
The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2013 American Community Survey was the first to collect detailed demographic data on both married and unmarried same-sex couples nationally, including information on same-sex couples raising children. The Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy at the UCLA School of Law analyzed that data, along with information from the 2013 National Health Interview Survey. The institute estimates that, as of 2013:
Related: Estimates Emerge on Number of Students With Same-Sex Parents
Nearly 210,000 children under the age of 18—almost 145,000 of them
school-age—lived in some 122,000 households with same-sex parents.
Rainbow Families DC Marched in June 2015 Capital Pride Pride with HRC
On Saturday, June 13, 2015, Rainbow Families DC joined the Human Rights Campaign walking contingent in the Capital Pride Parade! Thank you to Trang Duong and Jeff Szabo-Simmons, RFDC Board Members, for leading the parade walking contingent and to all the families that joined us! We hope to see you all there next year!